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Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies aged 85 Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies aged 85
- October 06, 2018

Caballe's family has reportedly requested the cause of death not be released, though revealed she had been in hospital since last month. "The Spanish soprano sang with us on a number of occasions between 1972 and 1992 and inspired millions over the course of her career with her stunning voice", it said in a statement on Twitter. (more...)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse official trailer released Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse official trailer released
- October 06, 2018

First, there's Miles Morales' easily recognisable Spider-Man; a teenager with spider-like abilities. So far, the trailer of " Spider Man: Into the Spider Verse " has been seen more than 52 lakh on YouTube. It is scheduled for release in theaters on December 14 , 2018. The web-slingers of the Spider-Verse must band together to stop their clashing dimensions from destroying Miles' reality, as well as return the members of their respective rogues gallery to the correct universes. (more...)
Banksy painting destroyed in artist's prank at Sotheby's auction Banksy painting destroyed in artist's prank at Sotheby's auction
- October 06, 2018

Pre-auction, the piece and been estimated to go for between £200,000 and £300,000. "It appears we just got Banksy-ed", noted Alex Branczik, Sotheby's head of contemporary art, Europe. Shaw also reports that there was speculation "that the elusive artist had himself pressed the button that destroyed the work". Banksy is renowned for his provocative and satirical street art, which is sometimes politically charged. (more...)
Elon Musk Twitter swipe at U.S. markets regulator: 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission' Elon Musk Twitter swipe at U.S. markets regulator: 'Shortseller Enrichment Commission'
- October 06, 2018

The board has not engaged in any "serious" discussions of who should be the chairman, the paper said , citing a source close to the selection process. Here he's suggesting that the agency-whose mission is to protect investors from CEO misconduct-is actually harming the value of Tesla's stock by enforcing securities laws against Musk and Tesla. (more...)
Former Bachelor Contestant Cristy Caserta Dead at 38 Former Bachelor Contestant Cristy Caserta Dead at 38
- October 06, 2018

Cristy reportedly went into cardiac arrest, and the first responders who arrived on the scene administered CPR. She was transported to nearby Westside Regional Medical Center where they continued efforts to save her, but she was pronounced dead. (more...)
Wrapping Avengers 4, Chris Evans hangs up Cap's shield Wrapping Avengers 4, Chris Evans hangs up Cap's shield
- October 05, 2018

The 37-year-old's final performance in the role, Avengers Four, opens in theatres next May. He said it was "an emotional day to say the least". He's among the original Avengers expected to make their exit from the Marvel Cinematic Universe when the contracts of numerous actors expire with the release of Avengers 4 . (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo ready to play for Juventus amid rape allegation Cristiano Ronaldo ready to play for Juventus amid rape allegation
- October 05, 2018

His other current mega endorsement deals include long-term multi-million pound contracts with Nike, nutrition giant Herbalife, Tag Heuer and luggage firm American Tourister. "My clear conscious (sic) will thereby allow me to wait with tranquillity the results of any and all investigations", he added. Ronaldo is flanked by his girlfriend Georgina, left, and his son Cristiano Jr, as he sits in the stands during Juventus' Champions League game. (more...)
'The Situation' Is Going to Prison 'The Situation' Is Going to Prison
- October 05, 2018

Sorrentino was sentenced to two years supervised release to follow his prison stint, according to EW.com ; he'll also have to complete 500 hours of community service and pay back restitution and a $10,000 fine. Asked if he had a message to his fans by reporters afterward, Sorrentino flashed the peace sign. Both were initially indicted in September 2014 for tax offenses, with additional charges added in April 2017. (more...)
'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Star Chelsea Peretti to Exit During Season 6 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Star Chelsea Peretti to Exit During Season 6
- October 05, 2018

Brooklyn Nine-Nine was briefly canceled by Fox after its first five seasons when it was quickly picked up by NBC the next day . And that's great, but "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" fans are being dealt a small blow in the meantime. "It is hard for me to know exactly what to say". It's important to note that although Chelsea has announced her departure, there's a strong chance that she will come back as a guest for a few episodes here and there, she just won't be gracing us with her presence in ... (more...)
Here's Where You Can See Harry And Meghan On Their Aussie Tour Here's Where You Can See Harry And Meghan On Their Aussie Tour
- October 05, 2018

The British host asked Samantha why she had been insulting to Meghan, having called her Cruella de Vil, Duch-ass and the Duchess of Nonsense. Pristine beaches, kiwis, women's suffrage, and gumboot throwing are some of the highlights on the itinerary for Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan when they visit New Zealand later this month. (more...)
Ronaldo rape allegation: Nike expresses deep concern
- October 05, 2018

Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga, who claims the Juventus superstar assaulted her in Las Vegas in 2009. He has firmly denies the accusation . 'I've known Cristiano for three months now and for over 15 years of his career he has shown to be a great professional both on and off the pitch, ' he said. (more...)
Melania Trump feeds baby elephants as Kenya visit begins Melania Trump feeds baby elephants as Kenya visit begins
- October 05, 2018

She has already been to Ghana and Malawi and is set to go to Egypt next. US First Lady Melania Trump sashayed to the beat of Kenyan music as she was welcomed to an orphanage in Gigiri, Nairobi on Friday. According to Malawi State House official says Mrs Trump was looking forward to seeing how the USA can continue working together with Malawi to support a USAid programme that is focused on children's education. (more...)
Elon Musk taunts SEC days after fraud settlement Elon Musk taunts SEC days after fraud settlement
- October 05, 2018

Musk tweeted August 7 that he had "secured" funding to privatize the electric automaker at $420 a share, causing a brief spike in Tesla's share price. The SEC said those claims were "false and misleading". The settlement was announced on September 29, two days after Musk was charged. He also reportedly demanded that Tesla's directors publicly back him, prompting the company to issue a statement saying that it is "fully confident in Elon, his integrity, and his leadership of the company". (more...)
Prince Harry Fulfills Adoring Fan's Wish With Tender Kiss on the Hand
- October 05, 2018

Judging by Meghan's first visit to Sussex, it seems as though she is taking her work very seriously, and hopes to support women and sexual assault victims in the United Kingdom in her new role as the Duchess of Sussex. She also reportedly made a fresh comment about Meghan allegedly "ignoring" her father following his health issues, adding: " She ignored my father through a heart attack there is no excuse for it". (more...)
Bryce Dallas Howard And Taika Waititi Will Direct The 'Star Wars' Show Bryce Dallas Howard And Taika Waititi Will Direct The 'Star Wars' Show
- October 05, 2018

What's more , Disney also released the first image from The Mandalorian . While The Mandalorian is the hero of the show, it's clear that he's not necessarily one of the good guys. It's written and executive produced by Jon Favreau , and is expected to premiere next year. But the good news doesn't stop there, additional directors include Thor: Rangarok helmer and internet fav Taika Waititi , Jurassic World star turned director Bryce Dallas Howard ( Solemates ), Jessica Jones and ... (more...)
Hundreds protest outside of Supreme Court ahead of Kavanaugh vote Hundreds protest outside of Supreme Court ahead of Kavanaugh vote
- October 05, 2018

At senators behest, the FBI investigated and the agency's latest report Thursday did not corroborate "any of the sexual misconduct allegations against" Kavanaugh, said Majority Leader and Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell, according to the Associated Press. (more...)
Elon Musk Tweet Appears to Mock the Securities and Exchange Commission Elon Musk Tweet Appears to Mock the Securities and Exchange Commission
- October 05, 2018

Musk used his Twitter account to jab the Securities and Exchange Commission , the same agency that went after him for an August 7 tweet in which he declared he had secured financing for a Tesla buyout. "Seriously? You know you still need their help convincing a judge that your penalty was sufficient. Maybe a 420M fine would have been more appropriate?" one Twitter follower said. (more...)
Elon Musk mocks SEC as judge demands they justify fraud settlement
- October 05, 2018

In a Thursday tweet , Musk praised the " Shortseller Enrichment Commission " for "doing incredible work". "And the name change is so on point!" Clearly the situation has not put restrictions on Musk's personal tweeting habits. Musk's tweet on Thursday received more than 2,500 responses, with some users questioning the billionaire's judgment. But two days after the settlement, Musk had already raised eyebrows by tweeting out the video for "OPP", a 1990s hip-hop tune by the group ... (more...)
Kim Kardashian Issues an Apology for Weight Loss Remarks Kim Kardashian Issues an Apology for Weight Loss Remarks
- October 05, 2018

The suit claims Duvier and Protect Security "negligently, carelessly, and/or recklessly performed their protection, security, monitoring, inspection, and/or surveying of" Kardashian West and the Hotel, PEOPLE reports. While the 37-year-old KKW Beauty founder protested that she wasn't "that skinny", her sisters lavished praise on her and even compared her slim-down to an eating disorder . (more...)
Fans Are Concerned That Chris Evans' Exit Is A Captain America Spoiler Fans Are Concerned That Chris Evans' Exit Is A Captain America Spoiler
- October 05, 2018

Chris Evans appears to have hung up Captain America's shield for the last time as he posted a message of farewell on social media. There's no telling when Marvel will release the first trailer for the film, or when it'll share the title and first poster for the movie. (more...)
JKIA Terminal to Be Closed for Melania Trump's Arrival & Departure
- October 05, 2018

Trump rejects the report that he used the word. Security was beefed up at the theatre and major points she will visit. Melania Trump was greeted by cheerful songs and smiling children as she paid a visit to a school in Malawi, the second stop on a five-day goodwill visit to Africa. (more...)
Amy Schumer Apparently Detained At Kavanaugh Protest Amy Schumer Apparently Detained At Kavanaugh Protest
- October 05, 2018

Many have been arrested, including comedian Amy Schumer and model and actress Emily Ratajkowski . The MSNBC tweet included the message, "Actress Amy Schumer is detained with other anti-Kavanaugh protesters at the Hart Senate Office Bldg. (more...)
Former rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight faces 28-year sentence for manslaughter Former rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight faces 28-year sentence for manslaughter
- October 05, 2018

Knight, 53, had previously plead no contest to voluntary manslaughter charges on September 20 in Los Angeles County Superior Court as part of a deal which saw prosecutors drop murder charges against him. Nonetheless, the Death Row Records co-founder pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter last month, averting a trial on murder and attempted murder charges. (more...)
Titans Renewed for Season Two! Titans Renewed for Season Two!
- October 04, 2018

Titans is the second DC series from WBTV to land a co-licensing agreement with Netflix for global distribution, joining Black Lightning . Plus, of course, your mileage may vary. Akiva Goldsman , Geoff Johns , Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter are executive producers for the series that launches in 2018 on the DC-branded streaming service from Weed Road Pictures and Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. (more...)
Lana Del Rey Slams Kanye West Over Pro-Trump Sentiments Lana Del Rey Slams Kanye West Over Pro-Trump Sentiments
- October 04, 2018

We will no longer outsource to other countries. Kanye West who was recently called out by African Americans and fellow musicians for suggesting that the 13th Amendment of the US Constitution should be abolished explained that he misspoke by saying abolish. (more...)
VENOM: Tom Hardy Gets Intense On The Red Carpet VENOM: Tom Hardy Gets Intense On The Red Carpet
- October 04, 2018

However, the door has been left open for Brock's salivating symbiote to enter the MCU, should Marvel prove willing to cooperate. It's the Fantastic Four! The movie apparently can't decide whether it wants to fully double down on that or be something else entirely, though, so you're in for a mixed bag either way. (more...)
Undergrad Brett Kavanaugh Questioned By Police For Bar Fight Following UB40 Concert Undergrad Brett Kavanaugh Questioned By Police For Bar Fight Following UB40 Concert
- October 04, 2018

Kavanaugh is that he threw ice at someone". Cozzolino also alleges that Kavanaugh's friend, Chris Dudley , threw a glass at him. The embattled supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was questioned by police more than three decades ago following an altercation at a bar, according to reports . (more...)
‘Ray Donovan’ Actor Pooch Hall Arrested For DUI, Child Endangerment ‘Ray Donovan’ Actor Pooch Hall Arrested For DUI, Child Endangerment
- October 04, 2018

Witnesses also reported the horrifying moment the vehicle changed direction only to collided with a parked auto. His blood alcohol level.25 - more than 3 times the legal limit. The detective on his case has yet to present it for formal charges, but it is scheduled to be reviewed Thursday by the Los Angeles district attorney. (more...)
'Daredevil' Season Three Trailer Has Arrived & Promises A Lot in Store 'Daredevil' Season Three Trailer Has Arrived & Promises A Lot in Store
- October 04, 2018

Carlton Fisk/Kingpin (Vincent D'Onofrio) will return in a big way in season 3, making the hero's life hell. Daredevil , as seen at the end there. However, with over an hour set for the 1:30 PM panel, don't be surprised if more Season 3 footage than just the trailer is shown. (more...)
Dwayne Johnson Shows First Look at Fast and Furious Spinoff Hobbs & Shaw Dwayne Johnson Shows First Look at Fast and Furious Spinoff Hobbs & Shaw
- October 04, 2018

Posted to Dwayne Johnson's Instagram account, the picture shows off the stars of the upcoming Fast & the Furious spinoff staring one another down. Seven Bucks Productions. The film stars Johnson and Statham who will be joined by Vanessa Kirby, who is playing an MI5 agent and Shaw's sister and Idris Elba, who will be playing the villain. (more...)

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